Board of Directors

Patrick Tuttle

Independent Chairman

Patrick joined Openpay in September 2019. Patrick has in excess of 30 years’ experience in non-bank, consumer, SME and asset-based finance.

Patrick is an Australian Chartered Accountant and has previously acted as divisional finance director for a range of operating businesses within Macquarie Bank Limited, before becoming finance director of Pepper Group in 2001. Patrick became CEO of Pepper Group’s Australian mortgage lending and asset finance business in 2008, before also being appointed as Co-Group CEO of Pepper’s global business in 2012.

Patrick is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Consolidated Operations Group (ASX: COG) and 1990 Digital, and serves as a Non-Executive Director of GetCapital, Wholesale Rental Finance, Little Lease Company, Divipay and Douugh Limited. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Australian Ireland Fund Limited (registered charity) and a former Deputy Chairman of the Australian Securitisation Forum, Inc.

Michael Eidel

Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Michael joined as Chief Executive Officer of Openpay in March 2019. Michael has over 20 years’ experience in payments, banking, growth transformation, product and strategic development. 

Michael has previously held senior executive roles at Credit Suisse, McKinsey and CBA, and served as the Chairman of Fides Treasury Services Ltd, and as a Director on the New Payments Platform (NPP) Ltd and on the Australian Payments Council. 

Kelly Bayer Rosmarin 

Independent Non-Executive Director

Kelly joined Openpay in February 2019. Kelly has extensive experience growing and operating large global businesses, leadership, banking, risk management, regulated markets, and driving innovation. 

Kelly is currently CEO Designate at Optus, having previously held the Group Executive role at CBA for Institutional Banking & Markets. Previously Kelly was a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, and spent time in Silicon Valley in both start-up and established software companies.

Sibylle Krieger 

Independent Non-Executive Director

Sibylle joined Openpay in September 2019. Sibylle is a professional independent Non-Executive Director with over 35 years’ experience as a commercial lawyer, economic regulator and Non-Executive Director of a range of companies.

Sibylle’s particular focus as a Non-Executive Director has been on corporate governance, organisational culture and remuneration governance in sectors undergoing significant change or reform.

Sibylle is currently a Non-Executive Director of Australian Energy Market Operator and MyState Limited (ASX:MYS), and was previously Non-Executive Chair of Xenith IP Group Limited and a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Vector Limited.

David Phillips 

Non-Executive Director

David joined Openpay in September 2017. David has nearly 25 years’ experience in financial services, the last 14 of which were with Investec where he has been the Head of Structured Finance, Global Co-head of Investec Aviation Finance and Head of Investec Emerging Companies. David currently remains as a specialist consultant to Investec.

David has held a number of board positions including Goshawk Aviation Limited, IGAF and IASL (which collectively owned US$6bn+ of commercial aircraft globally), as well as a number of Investec investee companies including ICM Airport Technics, H2 Ventures, Pulse iD, Propelair and Splend. David has also been a Responsible Manager on Investec licenses related to certain fund management activities it carries on.

Prior to joining Investec, David was a Director in the Corporate Advisory division of Deutsche Bank for 5 years where he was involved in large mergers and acquisitions transactions both domestically and offshore, and prior to that was a tax adviser and lawyer with KPMG and Freehills respectively.

Yaniv Meydan 

Non-Executive Director

Yaniv is a co-founder of Openpay and has extensive experience in structured and property finance, receivables financing and business operations both globally and in Australia. 

Yaniv has been the CEO of the Meydan Group since 2004. He is responsible for the Meydan Group’s worldwide operations. Yaniv has a key role in the strategic and senior management of all of the Meydan Group’s finance, operational and new business activities within Australia and international markets.